One of my T-bone sculptures similar to this was stolen from Oslo's leading contemporary art gallery, Kunstnernes Hus, during springtime 1984.
My T-bone sculptures in painted clay were considered among the most original sculptures in Norway by the early 1980s.
I recall a gallery in fact believed one of my T-bone sculptures was a T-bone in flesh and blood, and asked if it was added preservation?
I had to explain that it was a combined painting/clay sculpture. They were a little impressed, I noticed, which made me think that art is mostly about illusion.
Like the creative Andy Warhol who - despite what most people think - never actually met Marilyn Monroe, but only photomechanically manipulated a filmstar photo of her. So that's another illusion. Art is about illusion, on every level.
Thank you very much for encouraging words.
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Hans Egil Sæle
Born 1954, Nevlunghavn, Norway. Artist. Lutheran.